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Assistive Technology: Five Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Dedicated eReader

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Tools/resources for assistive/adaptive technology

Ereaders are among the tools most customizable for learner needs, whether visual or auditory.  This is a handy guide to steer us as we choose ereaders and even tablets at EB.  Carrie


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Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U

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As EB plans to shift to 1-to-1 iPad environment, this late-July 2012 news is very welcome!  Apple just made is very easy for any of us to publish presentations or easy student access.  Great news for student-driven individualized learning.  Yay!

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Copyright Basics

Copyright issues

So you're culling the internet for ideas, content, lessons, tools, and more as you move toward a DI classroom to serve all students.  What is fair use?  How can you avoid copyright infrigement?  what is okay and not okay?  Start here at the CCC.

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CoolToolsfor21stCenturyLearners - Home

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Tools/resources for differentiated instruction (DI)

Thanks to Susan Oxnevad for compiling valuable tools and links to get you started.  Best of all--it's current!  Teachers, let me know if you need help with these.  I'm familiar with most tools she lists.  Carrie

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Applications of Universal Design in Elementary and Secondary Education

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Resources for Universal Design

From the Center for Universal Design in Education

 

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A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Web Accessibility

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Best practice.

As teachers, we increasingly create web-based instructional content for our students.  We need to keep accessibility at the forefront. 


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AbleData: Assistive Technology Products, News, Resources

AbleData: Assistive Technology Products, News, Resources | Assistive Technology at EB | Scoop.it

Tools for assistive/adaptive technology.

This site does not sell, it only helps you locate and assess tools.

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Six Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning

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Best practices.

From educational consultant Andrew Miller.

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The Privacy Problem: Although school librarians seldom discuss it, students’ privacy rights are under attack

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Privacy

Although written for librarians, this is a good overview on privacy issues concerning publishing student work.

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FCTD | Assistive Technology 101

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Resources for assistive technology.

This fact sheet is a great starting point if you are new to AT. Carrie

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Education World: The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use

Copyright

Lots of information here--in five parts.  Carrie

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Using Technology to Represent a Concept Differently! - No Smartboard? No Problem!

Best practice!

Check out the Nelson Mandela lesson.


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CAST: Center for Applied Special Technology

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Tools/resources for Universal Design.

Great first stop for UDL.

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Differentiated Instruction In The Classroom: How Why What and Where

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Tools/Resources for Differentiation

From Special Education Advisor


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